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Attacking the Track

Freshman Jazzy Dagel practices her skills at track practice. She competes in sprinting events.

Taliya James, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Atlantic High School is filled with extraordinary students, including freshman Jazzy Dagel. Known for her passion for the sport of track and field, Dagel has been running and training for four years, both on her own and with the school program. Currently, Dagel is preparing for her freshman season with th...

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Junior Haley Rasmussen sprints down the track during the 2018-19 seasons. The track season began on Monday, Feb. 17 for students not involved in a winter sport.

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Junior Haley Rasmussen has been involved in sports since a young age. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, dance, softball and track during her high school years. Rasmussen enjoys all of the sports she participates in. For her junior year, Rasmussen is involved in volleyball, basketball, and ...

Girls Track Knows No Offseason

Junior Haley Rasmussen gets ready for her race last spring. Rasmussen has been involved with track since her freshman year.

Addie DeArment and Reagan Leonard

January 24, 2020

The girls track team has been hard at work this winter during their Winter Warrior workouts.  The team meets after school four times a week for 45 minutes.   Head Coach Matt Mullinex said, “Our training this winter is entirely sprint-based. We are trying to improve our sprint foundation for o...

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Kennedy Goergen, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Trojan Girls Track traveled to Carroll for their state qualifier meet on Friday, May 10. As a team the Trojans finished second with 108 points. Nine events qualified for state including three relays and six individual events. Here are the qualifiers: Distance Medley: sophomore Haley Rasmussen, sophomore Alyssa Der...

Girls’ Track Team Takes Home Second Place at 2019 COED Ram Relays

Girls' Track Team Takes Home Second Place at 2019 COED Ram Relays

Mia Trotter

April 26, 2019

The Atlantic girls track and field team took second out of 13 teams at the 2019 COED Ram Relays at Lewis Central on Monday, April 22. The girls scored 113 points behind Glenwood who scored 157 points. There were a total of 19 girls who contributed to the final score. Sophomore Haley Rasmussen put up 23.5 tea...

Girls’ Track Wins Lady Panther Relays

THE FACE OF A WINNER - Trojan girls pose on the track after their second win of the season. The girls also won the Koos relays in Harlan.

Kennedy Goergen and Mia Trotter

April 11, 2019

The Trojan girls traveled to Creston on Monday night and earned their second win of the season with a total of 190 points. They kicked off the night by taking first and second in long jump with Haley Rasmussen and Grace Bruckner, while Caroline Pellett finished third in high jump. Junior Anna Lowary...

Girls’ Track Finishes Second and First

NECK AND NECK - Junior Aleigh Bean inches ahead of her opponent as she flies to the finish. Bean has been involved with Track & Field since her freshman year.

Kennedy Goergen, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The Trojan girls' track team kicked off the week on Tuesday night in Clarinda, where the team finished second to Glenwood. Starting off the night in long jump, Haley Rasmussen finished first and Grace Bruckner finished third, scoring a total of 16 points for the Trojans. The girls continued to perform w...

Girls’ Track Places Third at Denison

RACE TO THE FINISH - Junior Grace Bruckner rushes towards the finish line in one of her events. She also ran in the 4x200m relay, which finished fifth.

Kennedy Goergen and Mia Trotter

April 2, 2019

The Trojan Girls' Track & Field Team finished third at their first outdoor track meet in Denison on Tuesday, March 26, just 0.5 points away from taking home second place. The team also came home with four golds. The night started with sophomores Caroline Pellett and Alyssa Derby finishing in...

Trojan Girls’ Track Starts Off the Season Right

GETTING STARTED - the Trojan girls' track team smiles on the infield of the indoor track at Iowa State. The first two meets of the season proved successful for many members of the team.

Kennedy Goergen and Mia Trotter

March 23, 2019

Saturday, March 16, the Atlantic Girls Track & Field team traveled to Northwest Missouri State. Sophomore Haley Rasmussen said it was “a good start to the season across the boards." Rasmussen placed first individually in the open 400 and second in long jump. She was also part of the winning 4x...

Girls’ Track Returns to the Blue Oval

Girls' Track Returns to the Blue Oval

Ashley Wendt

May 22, 2018

Take back the track: that was the motto for the girls' track team this season and that's exactly what they did. Senior Jessica Hartwig, junior Taylor Hansen, and freshmen Alyssa Derby, Haley Rasmussen and Taylor McCreedy were the five participants at State track this year on the girls' side, qualifying...

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Ashley Wendt

May 21, 2018

Five broken records, five State champions, eight medal earning times and a runner-up team finish. The Trojan boys' track team had a busy and successful weekend at the Iowa High School State track meet held over the course of three days: May 17, 18 and 19. They competed in 11 events, bringing along 12...

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Dillon Sonntag and John McConkey

May 11, 2018

Runners to your marks. Get set. Go! Several events for the boys' and girls' track teams are on their way to the Blue Oval after a successful State qualifying meet held at home on Thursday, May 10. The boys qualified 11 different events with 14 entries and finished second with 143 points. Here are...

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